The DEVpreneur podcast

Devpreneur podcast by Charlie Reese and Tom Zaragoza
Charlie Reese and Tom Zaragoza (founder of Vocalmatic), two entrepreneurs / software developers (DEVpreneurs), discuss where entrepreneurship and software development intersect. They cover common misconceptions, how to quickly build a product users want, and more.

Episodes

1: Intro and 3 biggest misconceptions

Charlie Reese and Tom Zaragoza introduce themselves. They then talk about the three biggest misconceptions they have encountered in tech pertaining to software development / product management / entrepreneurship.

2: How we generate business ideas

Charlie and Tom discuss how they think of new business ideas / problems worth solving.

3: How to estimate your project's timeline

Charlie and Tom discuss how they estimate the timeline of software development projects they work on.

4: DEVpreneurs we look up to

Charlie and Tom discuss DEVpreneurs they look up to, like David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH) and Patrick McKenzie (patio11).

5: Why B2B > B2C

Charlie and Tom discuss why you should build a product for businesses (vs consumers) as a default.

6: Talk to your customers first

Charlie and Tom discuss why you should talk to your customers before you start building your product.

7: How to validate your startup idea

Charlie and Tom discuss how to quickly validate your startup idea before talking to potential customers.

8: Startups - here for a good time and a long time

Charlie and Tom discuss how (famous) entrepreneurs typically take a long time to become successful.

9: Steal our idea - tree planting as a service

Charlie and Tom come up with a business idea on the spot for you to consider / steal. The idea (in the forestry industry) is tree planting as a service.

10: Best software framework for building a SaaS product

Charlie and Tom discuss what you should consider when choosing software framework(s) and language(s) for your next SaaS product.